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January 24, 2022

Finnforsen, Sweden

By Carmen

Finnforsen is a 54MW hydro power project. It is located on Skelleftealven river/basin in Vasterbotten, Sweden. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1906 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1908.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 54 54 Active Vasterbotten, Sweden

Description

The project is currently owned by Skelleftea Kraft with a stake of 100%.

The gross head of the project is 20.7m. The project generated 237 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines.

The project has 1 electric generator installed at the site. The generator capacity is 5.5 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1906 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1908.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of kaplan turbine with 4MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 26 MVA.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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